Nov19

Standardize Document Templates across Site Collections via Content Type Hub

Here are steps for creating and maintaining a SharePoint content type hub with associated document templates for use across your SharePoint farm using out-of-the-box functionality. This allows an enterprise to ensure the latest standardized forms ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-19-13 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Oct25

Branded Search Results in SharePoint 2013

Overview Here are the steps to show search results on a branded SharePoint 2013 site using only standard web parts and the web user interface. Since best practice is to use an out-of-the-box master page master page for the system pages, the ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-25-13 | 1 Comment | 0 Links to this post

Apr04

Expand SharePoint 2013 Calendar Events with Under 20 Lines of Code

A recent upgrade to SharePoint 2013 disabled some of the calendars. In SharePoint 2010, the out-of-the-box Calendar view renders a maximum of three events by default with an option to click a "more items" link which renders all events fo ...[Read More]
Published: Apr-04-13 | 2 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Mar21

Fixing Code Blocks not Allowed

We inherited a SharePoint site from another developer who left a little bomb behind. It manifested when a power user at the client site complained about a broken page on the development environment rendering An error occurred during the processi ...[Read More]
Published: Mar-21-13 | 3 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Jan01

How to Prepare to Attend a SharePoint Conference

Want to get the most of your time at a conference with break-out sessions? Here are 9 to-do items before you go to a conference, 7 to-do items at the start of your days at the conference, and 5 to-do items before the start of each session. Below a ...[Read More]
Published: Jan-01-13 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Nov11

SharePoint 2013 First Look

  On the eve of the SharePoint 2012 conference, I am dusting off notes compiled last spring for then "SharePoint 15"under NDA which was lifted weeks ago. It is likely that others have already posted all this, but here are my 2 cents. Al ...[Read More]
Published: Nov-11-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Aug14

Setting up Sample Contoso Database for PerformancePoint and SharePoint

Overview I could not find a reference for getting the Contoso sample database working in PerformancePoint. Here are the steps to set up Business Intelligence using OOTB SharePoint functionality. There are other resources for consuming such d ...[Read More]
Published: Aug-14-12 | 4 Comments | 0 Links to this post

May18

Converting a SharePoint Site to Chinese

Veni; vidi; vici (Overview) Working in a new language and character set, our team saw and conquered several surprises. This post looks at conditional CSS, forcing IE 9 to behave like IE 9 and tweaking Notepad++ to display Chinese characters. ...[Read More]
Published: May-18-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

May01

Exposing Large Files Like Videos in a SharePoint Document Library Using IIS Virtual Directory

I wrote an unpublished post before SharePoint 2010 was released on how to create a feature to store items in a document library on the file system. The benefit of this is that all web front ends have access to the video without any further configu ...[Read More]
Published: May-01-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Feb27

Gigantic SharePoint SQL Server LDF Files

  Does This Ring a Bell? SharePoint 2010 was set up months ago, and now the database LDF files are huge. Server hard disk is full or nearly so. Symptoms can be Can no longer upload (sometimes just larger) files to the SharePoint documen ...[Read More]
Published: Feb-27-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

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